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· January, 2011

Stories about Environment from January, 2011

Trinidad & Tobago: Fine Flavour Cocoa

Saudi Arabia: Jeddah's Youth Come to the Rescue in Floods

Following Jeddah's flood at the end of January, the young generation of Saudis used social media websites to help with relief operations by providing aid, shelter, food or transportation to...

Taiwan: Animal protection “cockroaches” on Facebook

Saudi Arabia: Jeddah Rain .. Again

Saudi Arabia's Red Sea port city of Jeddah has been lashed with rain again, bringing back the ill-fated #Jeddahrain hashtag to our Twitterfeeds. Following are reactions from netizens, who poured...

India: Environment, Common Sense & Social Media

Ukraine: Support “The Pickle Project”!

South Korea: A Photo Exhibition on Abandoned Animals of Yeonpyeong Island

North Koreans Reportedly Consume the Foot-and-Mouth Disease Infected Cattle.

Chile's “Green Revolution”: Fighting Coal Mining in Isla Riesco

Bahamas, D.R.: Fish Poaching

Argentina: Experimenting with Natural Dyes

Taiwan: Dacheng Wetland, not a wetland?

China: Robot animation for the holidays

Brazil: Belo Monte Dam returns to the spotlight

The Brazilian government expressed its wish to start building the controversial Belo Monte hydroelectric dam in 2011. Immediately, a virtual mobilization against the project broke out. In spite of the...

Chile: Citizens respond to natural gas crisis in Magallanes

The announcement to raise natural gas prices in the southern region of Magallanes in Chile generated an immediate reaction from citizens that forced the government to modify the measure. Protests,...

Cuba: Obama Eases Several Embargo Restrictions

US President Barack Obama signed into law a series of small legislative reforms to the US embargo on Cuba. Many in the US-Cuba blogging community hailed this as a small...

Taiwan: Greenpeace member arrested

Ghana: Environmental consciousness through photography

China: Wind power drive target of complaints

Mali: Cars « Made in Mali » to Be Sold on the West African Market

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